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South Sudan's Christian leaders say papal kiss is message of Easter

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) -- Pope Francis' surprise kiss on the feet of South Sudanese political leaders is the message of Easter, the country's Christian leaders said in a joint Easter message.

Incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney to visit archdiocese

BRAINTREE -- The relic of the incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney will be brought to four locations in the archdiocese during the week following Divine Mercy Sunday as part of its U.S. tour sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

TV program notes -- week of April 28, 2019

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Here are some television program notes for the week of April 28 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.

TV film fare -- week of April 28, 2019

NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of April 28. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.


NEW YORK (CNS) -- At once the profile of a plucky 5-year-old Adelie penguin the filmmakers dub "Steve" and an introduction to his species as a whole, "Penguins" (Disneynature) is a winning documentary.


NEW YORK (CNS) -- "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you." Few people can ever have taken those words of Jesus, recorded in the Gospel of Matthew, quite as literally as Joyce Smith, the real-life figure at the heart of the faith-affirming drama "Breakthrough" (Fox 2000).

French leaders pledge Notre Dame Cathedral again will grace Paris skyline

PARIS (CNS) -- Church leaders joined government officials in saying they expect that Notre Dame Cathedral's grandeur will be restored as firefighters extinguished the last flames of a fast-moving blaze that seriously damaged much of the iconic structure.

Assisted suicide now law in N.J.; cardinal calls it 'morally unacceptable'

NEWARK, N.J. (CNS) -- Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark called New Jersey's new law allowing assisted suicide regrettable, saying "whatever its motives and means," it is "morally unacceptable."

Cathedral rector named monsignor

BOSTON -- At the conclusion of the Chrism Mass on April 16, Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley announced that Pope Francis named Father Kevin O'Leary a chaplain of His Holiness with the title of reverend monsignor.

Ordination Class of 2019: Deacon Carignan Rouse

[This is the ninth in a series of articles profiling each of the 13 men who will be ordained to the priesthood on May 18.]